The 2018 Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers will be held from October 19 to October 20 at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, master classes, panel discussions, and individual manuscript consultations with faculty. Participants include poets Kaveh Bassiri and Patricia Smith; fiction writers Rilla Askew, Erin Bow, Sarah MacLean, and Julia White; poet and creative nonfiction writer Jill Bialosky; editor Carl Engle-Laird (Tor); and recent winners of the Nimrod Literary Awards. The cost of the conference is $60, which includes lunch. Scholarships are available. The deadline to register for a one-on-one manuscript consultation with an editor is October 13; general registration is first come, first served. Lodging is available at the nearby Hyatt Regency hotel for a discounted rate. Visit the website for more information.
Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers, Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104. (918) 631-3080. Eilis O’Neal, Editor in Chief.